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Students win Grant a Wish shopping spree

A gift of school supplies

What is a wish? A hope or desire for something that is not easily attainable. Some might wish upon a star. Others might throw a lucky penny into a fountain.

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Bullying: Be a part of the solution

Know the signs

Bystanders are key players that have the power to make a difference by reporting the behavior or supporting students who are being bullied.

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Johanna Lopez receives Queen Smith Award

Orange County Public Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Johanna Lopez is the winner of the 2016 Queen Smith Award.

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Local parents rise up against FSA test

Parents battle FSA

Fourteen families are still fighting to have their children move on to fourth grade after refusing to take the FSA — a test deemed unnecessary and secretive by parents.

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Maitland teachers recognized with award

Orlando Science Schools teachers Abdulkerim Akyalcin and Ozlem Akyalcin from Maitland have been awarded the Edyth May Sliffe Award for distinguished mathematics teaching.

Healthy eyes for back to school

Keep an out out for vision issues

The inability to see clearly can affect a child’s physical, mental and social development, which in turn can affect academic and athletic performance and, ultimately, self-esteem.

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A Gift for Teaching hits $1 million donation mark

Giving since 1998

To many of us, $100 million might mean buying a house beyond our wildest dreams. To Central Florida’s highest-need children, $100 million over the past nearly 18 years means so much more.

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Maitland teacher finds lesson inspiration on Broadway

Teaching with theater

One Maitland Middle School teacher is proud of her quirky curriculum that uses the performing arts to teach her students.

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Support Our Scholars looks to change lives 'one degree at a time'

Nonprofit gives students a chance

A local nonprofit is helping students achieve their dreams of graduation - once degree at a time.

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Life hacks for heading back to school

Wake up early to finish homework instead of staying up late

Whether you have a kindergartener, preteens or a soon-to-be college freshman, the beginning of a new school year brings excitement and a bit of anxiety for all families. Here are a few life hacks to help along the way.

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Trinity Prep student lands Latin exam scholarship

The National Latin Exam Scholarship Committee recently announced that Saumya Sao, student of Carolyn Davidson at Trinity Preparatory School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship after receiving a gold medal in the 2016 National Latin Exam.

Winter Park Chamber hosting back-to-school drive

Shop local for school supplies

Whatever your motive may be, make the most of your back-to-school shopping and spend your dollars locally.

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A Gift for Teaching looking for school supplies

Nonprofit ready to help students in need

For more than 67 percent of the children in Orange County, the words "back to school" can be devastating since they don't have the school supplies they need.

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Students have study options at Winter Park Public Library

Programs can help students during new school year

Fun and education at the the Winter Park Public Library doesn’t end with summer vacation. There are many ways the library can help your family transition back into the school year and get a jump-start on academic success.

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Renowned summer STEM program coming to local elementary school

Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, is coming to Audubon Park Elementary the week of July 11.

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